Changes to Medicare appeals process announced

The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals will expand its current Settlement Conference Facilitation Program to provide certain providers an opportunity to resolve eligible pending appeals.

The agency will host a special conference call on May 22 at 12:30 p.m. CDT to share the logistics of the process and program eligibility criteria. Questions can be submitted via email in advance to; include “SCF May 22 Call” in the subject line.

Questions received in advance may be addressed during the call or referenced in materials following the call. A frequently asked questions document is available online.